“Minister’s action caused 15 months of needless hardship to fixed-term staff”

“In an important ruling, the Labour Court has determined that two Fixed-Term Contract Lecturers, who lost their jobs when the Department of Education closed St Catherine’s College of Education for Home Economics, must be paid the same ex-gratia redundancy as their permanent colleagues. The Labour Court also awarded additional compensation of €2500 each to the two women. IFUT, which fought the case on behalf of their members, has warmly welcomed the ruling …” (more)

[IFUT, 18 December]

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